16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  13 h 45 min
1
Perth
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
2
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Brisbane
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
5
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  15 h 45 min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

4
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Swan River. Get a sense of the local culture at Fremantle Prison and The Fremantle Round House. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Scarborough Beach and Cottesloe Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Dolphin & Whale Watching in Mandurah (about 1 hour away). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, get great views at Elizabeth Quay, look for all kinds of wild species at Caversham Wildlife Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Brigid's Church.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Perth planning website.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Perth is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Perth is 2.5 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in May, with highs in Perth at 25°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Fremantle, Cottesloe Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Scarborough Beach, Caversham Wildlife Park
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Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park

2
nights
Cairns

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris. Get some cultural insight at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery and Village Gallery. Step out of Cairns with an excursion to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures in Wangetti--about 44 minutes away.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Cairns trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Perth to Cairns takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Cairns is 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Perth in May; daily highs in Cairns reach 32°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Safaris, Village Gallery, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

1
night
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
On the 16th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Moffat Beach, thenidentify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Nepalese Pagoda.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Brisbane day trip planning site.

You can fly from Cairns to Brisbane in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Cairns in May, with highs in Brisbane at 27°C and lows at 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Moffat Beach
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Moffat Beach ©
Moffat Beach
Nepalese Pagoda ©
Nepalese Pagoda

3
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sydney Opera House and The Rocks. Get in touch with nature at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. There's lots more to do: visit Darling Harbour, view the masterpieces at Jason Ree, hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip builder site.

You can fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, and then admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in May; daily highs in Melbourne reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay May 19 — 21:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

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